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Breaking News Headlines: A.M.A. Recognizes Obesity as a Disease

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The-American-Medical-Association-has-officially recognized obesity as a disease, in a move that could induce physicians to pay more attention to the condition and spur more insurers to pay for treatments. A day after he was charged with fraud and corruption in the latest major Canadian municipal scandal, Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum has resigned. "I am going to put my energies into my defense and into my family," said Applebaum, who had promised to clean up Canada's second-largest city when he was named to the post in November. Automaker Chrysler said in a statement, that the company and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have ?resolved their differences? over the government?s request this month for Chrysler to recall 1993 to 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokees and 2002 to 2007 Jeep Liberty sport utility vehicles.

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